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Nov 24, 2012 7:00am PST
after receiving worldwide accolades for mediating a ceasefire between hamas and israel. these are the most widespread protests since he came in power in june following the country's first election. >>> watch out. the big time tumble that led to a hug from a big baby. >>> it's good for the soul. >> and yes, there's more to the season than just shopping. the woman that will spend every friday knitting. >>> and beautiful and sunny conditions in the bay area today. we're off to a beautiful start and plenty of sunshine and there will be changes coming as things turn around mid-week. we'll talk about that. and first we're looking at chilly numbers to start out saturday. the forecast is after the break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, her handlers in hot pursuit. "atula" took off before an >>> check out this wild sight in southern california. a circus camel on the run with her handlers in hot pursuit. she brought traffic to a standstill on a major boulevard. but her great escape was foiled. she was captured and brought back into captivity. >>> holiday shopping season is officially underway, in you have not h
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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am PST
, wishing you a happy thanksgiving. the middle east... after a temporary ceasefire between israel and palestine was br. "shots" ,. >>> the fighting continues in the middle east after a temporary cease fire between israel and palestine was broken. israel's military -- israel's military struck nearly 200 targets in palestinian territory just overnight. the attacks destroyed government and police compounds including a smuggling tunnel and a 3-story apartment building. hamas militants have struck back with nearly 500 rockets. it looks like israel is now getting ready for a ground invasion, and the conflict in the middle east is very much felt here in the bay area. protesters on both sides of the issue took to the streets outside the israeli consulate in san fransisco. small clusters of pro israel activists were outnumbered by those who support palestine. >> i don't know how come spot military air forces to bomb and kill children. it's very hard to understand it. >> the people on the other side of the street are screaming for the elimination and calling us baby killers. >> they have discou
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Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm PST
gaza. and israel has stepped up its air assault. a few hours ago, war planes bombed hamas government and security compounds. israel is sending more reservists to the border and everyone is waiting for israel troops to invade. hamas is launching even more rockets into israel, even longer-range rockets that landed in tel aviv and jerusalem. in all, hamas rockets have killed three israelis. the israel offensive has killed 28 palestinians. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers tell us how the events are playing out on the streets here. >> both sides locked in passionate protest that are escalating with the growing violence abroad and a ground swell of pro-palestine report is fueling demonstrations in san francisco for the second day in a row. >> reporter: like the fight for abortion rights and same-sex marriage, all too often there is little middle ground when it comes to israel and palestine. >> the people are screaming for the legal nation of the state and calling us nazis. >> it's really hard to understand this. >> reporter: the scale of these protests, outside the israel consulate in san fra
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Nov 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
hour. israel and hamas have agreed to call a halt to the fiercest round of fighting in nearly four years there. the truce took effect about an hour ago. you're looking live now at gaza city at this hour. cbs reporter danielle nottingham is live at the white house with more. >> reporter: good afternoon. just when it looked like a deal would not happen anytime soon, secretary of state hillary clinton traveled to jerusalem to west bank and to cairo and at this hour a truce is under way. secretary of state hillary clinton and egypt's foreign minister announced a truce between israel and hamas. >> the united states welcomes the agreement today for a cease- fire in gaza. for it to hold, the rocket attacks must end. a broader calm returned. >> reporter: the agreement follows a week of fighting between israel and palestinian militants controlling the gaza strip. clinton says the united states will help the region make this agreement last. >> ultimately, every step must move us toward a comprehensive peace for all the people of the region. >> reporter: the truce calls for israel to ease res
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Nov 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >>> egypt is still trying to negotiate a cease fire between hamas and israel. trying to stop what otherwise seems inevitability. an israeli invasion of gaza. these are live pictures from the israeli gaza border. you can see right now it's quiet. earlier though palestinian fighter sent a hundred rockets at israel. israel responded with air strikes killing 38 palestinians. that makes three israelis killed since the violence started last week. more than 800 palestinians have been wounded. the images are difficult to watch. cbs reporter charlie shows us half the palestinian victims are women and children. >> an angry crowd gathered outside a hospital in gaza this morning as bodies of children killed in yesterday's air strike were brought out to be buried. the four children died along with their mother and four other family members in their three story home when it was hit by an israeli air strike. the husband and father who lost his family was inconsolable. the israeli military says the house was targeted because they believed the hamas commander responsible of launching missiles towa
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Nov 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
diplomatic solution, the violence between israel and hamas continues to escalate in the middle east. more than 90 people in gaza are dead and at least three israelis have been killed. cbs reporter danielle nottingham is in washington, d.c. to explain why israel is not ruling out a ground assault. >> reporter: a wounded palestinian woman was rushed to the hospital this morning in gaza. civilians are getting caught in the crossfire as israel and hamas launch rockets at each other in an escalating conflict. israelis say they are targeting weapons facilities, launch sites and police stations in gaza. hamas says 24 civilians have been killed in less than 24 hours. damage is massive residential neighborhoods. police say one of at least 75 rockets landed overnight. no casualties were reported in israel. >> ordered the school to close and there are no children inside the building. >> reporter: israel is now moving troops near the border and has not ruled out a ground assault in gaza. president obama is warning israel that a further escalation may derail peace talks and a two-state solution. while
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Nov 22, 2012 11:00pm PST
website, cbssf.com/black friday. >>> the cease-fire between israel and hamas has survived its first full day. what both parties have to do now to ensure that the truce remains in effect. >> reporter: palestinians are celebrating the end of gaza's worst fighting in years. they say it's safe enough to fill the streets again. they're digging out, cleaning up, and burying their dead. a fragile truce is holding, and the eight days of fighting between israel and hamas that's killed at least 162 palestinians and six israelis. thousands of israeli soldiers who were deported to the gaza border for a possible ground invasion have pulled out, bringing many relief. >> i just put faith in the palestinian people that they're going to hold up their end of the cease-fire. >> reporter: hamas promised to stop firing rockets and israel said it will end air strikes. he said, i want to say to the palestinian people in gaza, in the west bank and everywhere, that the option of invading gaza after this victory is gone and will never return. but the israeli army's chief of staff issued a warning. >> if gaza will
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Nov 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
before israel took parts of the palestinian land. israel doesn't recognize those borders and says today's vote won't change a thing. they are against the push to give nonmember observer status in the u.n. it's been four years since israel and palestine have been negotiating. >>> with 33 days left to the "fiscal cliff" deadline, president obama sent his treasury secretary to capitol hill to negotiate with congressional leaders and it didn't appear to go well. >> i got to tell you, i'm disappointed in where we are and disappointed in what's happened over the last couple of weeks. but going over the "fiscal cliff" is serious business. and i'm here seriously trying to resolve it. i would hope the white house would get serious, as well. >> house speaker john boehner came out of the meeting declaring himself disappointed with the white house's proposals. he says democrats have failed to offer a specific plan for cutting spending. and sources who have been in on the talks for months say even though in public the deal seems like it won't happen, in private it is starting to take shape. he
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Nov 20, 2012 12:00pm PST
cease-fire may be hours away. hamas leaders say they have reached a truce but israel says, quote, it's not there yet. once thought to be too far away for the range of the hamas rockets, air raid sirens sounded in jerusalem today. students scrambled to take cover outside a school. the people on the street took shelter wherever they could the missile missed the city, landing in an open field outside the walls. police say it was one of about 95 that was launched from gaza on tuesday. several cars were hit but no casualties were reported. while in gaza, meanwhile, an israeli strike damaged the islamic national bank and though israel is targeting hamas leaders, dozens of civilians have been killed in the deadly crossfire. now, the united states is stepping up its involvement in the peace process. president obama is sending his secretary of state hillary clinton to the region. and danielle nottingham is standing by in washington, d.c. to tell us who the secretary will be meeting with later today. danielle. >> reporter: frank, secretary clinton will be meeting with israeli prime minister benj
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Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >>> it is just after 9 in the morning on the israel-gaza border and both sides are respecting the cease-fire, for now. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook explains what happens next. >> reporter: the cease-fire means israel will stop targeted assassinations of militant leaders and palestinians in gaza will stop rocket attacks. many fear this cease fear is only a band-aid on a deep wound. after 20 hours of negotiations in egypt, secretary of state hillary clinton called the cease-fire the first step in a long process. >> now we have to focus on reaching a durable outcome that promotes regional stability and advances the security, dignity and legitimate aspirations of palestinians and israelis alike. >> reporter: hamas leader responded. after 24 hours, meeting tomorrow at 9 p.m. local cairo time, we'll begin to explore how to carry out the demands of the palestinian people, so that, god willing, the killing and aggression over gaza ends. >> if the missiles stop, it will be over, we hope. >> reporter: he remains cautiously optimistic about how long the cease-fire will actually last. hamas still
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Nov 18, 2012 6:30pm PST
don't repeat this. >>> no let up in iraq and the attacks between israel and hamas in gaza today. in gaza city, israeli missile ripped through a home, killing at least 11 civilians, including four children. and palestinian rocket hit a building in southern israel injuring several people. president barack obama said that he has been in touch with various leaders in the region. >> we are actively working with all of the parties in the region to see if we can end those missiles being fired. without furtheres coalition of violence in the region. >> mr. barack obama add if the violence continues it will be hardtory get back to the two state solution. >>> the police are looking for suspects in the city's 2nd murder this year. a man in his 40s was shot to death last night in the 300 block of icy drive as he sat in the car with a woman of the police say the suspect's took her purse and ran in separate directions. and the second homicide since june. >>> the authorities are trying to identify a body pulled from the waters in san francisco bay. the u.s. coast guard found the body of a man near fort
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Nov 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
palestinians and israel. egypt is working with the two sides. they're negotiating a new border arrangements for the gaza strip. the palestinians want a complete lifting of a block aid while israel wants and ends to arms smuggling. >>> forensic experts arrived at tel aviv today, teams from switzerland, russia and france will take three samples of yassi yassir arafat's body to determine what killed him nearly eight years ago. >> we hope that all these experts will manage to basically finds what we're looking for, the truth. >> arafat's widow and many other palestinians believe he was poisoned. earlier this year a swiss lab found what it called significant traces of pulonium210 on his tooth brush. the investigation could take months. >> it's all fun and games until someone gets hurt. >> bounce houses, they're becoming increasingly popular at parties and in people's back yards. but with that, comes increasing danger. the numbers to back up the warning from the doctors. >>> a symbolic move by nfl cheerleaders. why they shaved their heads in the middle of the game. >>> it's going to
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Nov 29, 2012 5:00am PST
. recognition of a palestinian state in the west bank in order to get israel back to the negotiation table. meanwhile the u.s. insists on direct negotiations with israel. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says u.n. recognition of an independent palestine state would not advance the palestinians' quest for a homeland. >> by going to the u.n., the palestinians can get a piece of paper. they can get a resolution. but nothing will change here on the ground. >> at this point, there's no specific time set for today's u.n. vote. >>> 5:18. they have a rich athletic history dating back more than 100 years but this might be their best team ever. >> could be. south bay high school that you may never have heard of but everyone is listening to. give it up for this week's "cool school." ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: 19 proud players fremont eagles, not a one over 200 pounds but these men are national champions. and every one of them is deaf. >> i tell people that deaf people can read, right, do anything, can communicate. the only thing they can't do is not hear. >> reporter: the california school o
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am PST
people are reported dead after a rocket attack on southern israel from the gaza strip. the attack on an apartment building comes after israel launched a military operation this week on gaza which is governed by the palestinian militant group hamas. the operation began after previous rocket attacks on israel. palestinian officials say president mahmoud abbas has cut short a trip to europe to deal with the crisis. >>> a new person has been named head of the communist party in china. the state news agency made the announcement this morning. he is the son of a party elder and has been china's vice president for the past five years. as the head of the communist party, he will lead china's military and economy. >>> it is 5:11. taking a pay cut. >> why the csu's new chancellor wants a smaller salary. >> plus trumpeting their excitement. the bay area school band that's landed a national gig. >> and going nowhere fast. the viral video of a drunk man's epic escalator struggle. your don't want to miss this. >> excuse me... [ laughter ] ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, going the wrong way on the escalato
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
broadwell. >>> three people are reportedly dead after a rocket attack on southern israel from the gaza strip. the attack comes after israel l a military operation this week on gaza which is governed by the palestinian militant group hamas. it began after previously rocket attacks on israel. palestinian officials say president mahmoud abbas has cut short a trip to europe to deal with the crisis. >>> two women home alone in marin county managed to fight off an armed prowler. officers say the suspect may have stab wounds in his chest. according to police, he broke into a san rafael apartment tuesday night. the women say he was armed with a knife. he got into a fight with one of them the other roommate grabbed a phone and called police. other neighbors say they heard yelling. >> kind of scary when you have young people in the house with you, too. >> the victim who was being attacked turned the knife on the assailant. the women told police he ran away. police have now alerted nearby hospitals that the suspect may try to seek medical attention. >>> this morning the search is on for a stolen puppy.
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Nov 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
developing conflict in the middle east. tonight, world leaders are pouring on the pressure for israel and hamas to come to a cease-fire. as cbs reporter danielle nottingham shows us, both sides are stepping up their assaults. >> reporter: israel made a second strike on this gaza city building where international and arab media work. the israelis say they killed a senior commander responsible for the hundreds of rockets fired into israel. at least 100 palestinians and three israelis have died since the violence erupted last wednesday. in southern israel, a hamas rocket ripped a hole through an empty school. police say it was one of at least 75 that landed overnight. israel's new iron dome defense system is helping keep casualty numbers low. >> i feel confident that the iron dome is going to be protecting us. >> reporter: the missile shield is successfully taking out hamas rockets before they land in populated areas like jerusalem and tel aviv. egypt is take a leading role in trying to broker a cease-fire between hamas and israel. president obama is traveling in asia and has been on the
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Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
during the fix but there was no flood damage. >>> israel is intensifying its attacks on the gaza strip despite talk of a truce. right now gaza is seeing the biggest explosions since the fighting started last week. cbs reporter danielle nottingham with the latest developments. >>> reporter: a shaken woman walked away from her building outside tel aviv after hamas rocket attack. in southern israel, a rocket fired from gaza killed an 18- year-old soldier. it's the fourth death in israel and the first military casualty after nearly a week of violence. at least 130 people have been killed in gaza, half of them civilians. the international community is stepping up efforts to stop the fighting. secretary of state hillary clinton headed to the region for meetings beginning with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. >> america's commitment to israel's security is rock solid and unwavering. that is why we believe it is essential to deescalate this situation in gaza. >> if there's a possibility of achieving a long-term solution to this problem through diplomatic means, we prefer that. >> reporter: o
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Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
. secretary of state hillary clinton says a bus bombing today in tel aviv, israel, is a terrorist attack. at least 10 people are injured. here are the latest numbers in the current conflict between israel and the palestinian militant group hamas. five people in israel have been killed by rocket fire launched from the gaza strip. in gaza, the death toll is more than 130 since israel started bombing last week. here's susan mcginnis with more. >>> reporter: a bomb destroyed a bus in tel aviv, israel, wednesday. the blast blew out the windows and wounded at least 10 people. investigators don't yet know if the bombing is connected to the battle being waged in the gaza strip. hamas and israel continue their aerial assault on each other. hamas has launched more than 200 rockets in the past 24 hours and israel bombed dozens of targets overnight. >> we are in a battle to save lives. >> reporter: israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu met with secretary of state hillary clinton tuesday night. he says israel is hoping for a peaceful end to the fighting. >> if there's a possibility of achi
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Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
been killed in gaza since the air strikes began last week. in israel three civilians have been killed by rockets launched by hamas. susan mcginnis has more on the attacks and now efforts to encourage a cease-fire. >>> reporter: bombs shook gaza city awake monday morning. the israeli air force targeted another 80 sites during overnight and morning bombing. the military says it targeted weapons storage facilities and police stations. hamas says israel is killing civilians. this sixth day of air strike follows an israeli offense on sunday leading to the deadliest day of attacks yesterday. at least 29 palestinians were killed including four children when a bomb hit this apartment building. israeli officials say hamas is using civilian buildings as cover to launch rockets across the border. in tel aviv, people on the street ran for cover when sirens signaled an approaching rocket. israel's iron dome defense system has intercepted more than 240 rockets. during a trip to asia, president obama warned israel about expanding into a ground war but he defended israel's fighting back. >> th
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Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
the air there. israel has been attack the region from the air. retaliation for months of rocket attacks coming gaza. >>> 94 palestinians including 50 civilians have been killed in gaza since the air strikes began last week. in israel, three civilians have been killed by rockets launched by the hamas. cbs reporter susan mcginnis has more on the attacks and efforts to encourage a cease-fire. >>> reporter: bombs shook gaza city awake monday morning. the israeli air force targeted another 80 sites during overnight and morning bombing. the military says it targeted weapons storage facilities and police stations. hamas says israel is killing civilians. this sixth day of air strike follows an israeli offense on sunday leading to the deadliest day of attacks yesterday. at least 29 palestinians were killed including four children when a bomb hit this apartment building. israeli officials say hamas is using civilian buildings as cover to launch rockets across the border. in tel aviv, people on the street ran for cover when sirens signaled an approaching rocket. israel's iron dome defense
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Nov 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
detectors. >>> israel and hamas stopped fighting at least for now. coming up, of the terms of the truce that ends a week of attacks. >> first a mysterious medical leave. now an explanation from congressman jesse jackson, jr. >> and the feat of fate of in oyster farm is in the hands of one minute and if the company has to go. ,, ,,,,,, ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. thrget 3 yearsgiving weekend, interest-free financing and save up to $600 on beautyrest and posturepedic. even get 3 years interest-free financing on serta icomfort and tempur-pedic. mattress price wars ends sunday at sleep train. because we know how much you do to make the holidays just right. from ornaments to ottomans, memories are made with ikea. breakthrough in the middle , where a cease-fire between israel and hamas, is still >>> this is a crit cat moment for the region. -- this is a critical moment for the region. >> now at 6:30 a major brea
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00am PST
attacks in the middle east. israel is offering to suspend the offensive in the gaza strip as egypt's prime minister pays a brief visit to the region. but fighting between the israelis and palestinians has been escalating. dozens of missiles exploded in gaza city early this morning. they are targeting more than 100 sites that israel says hamas uses to fire rockets at israel. each side says the other is the oppressor. >> thrillly government is not a government of peace. it's a government of war. >>> palestinian health officials say the recent attacks have killed at least 19 people in gaza. israeli officials say three of their people have died. >>> 5:07. former cia director david petreaus is on capitol hill today where he will testify before a congressional committee about september's deadly consulate attack in libya. susan mcginnis joins us now from washington to explain exactly what's happening today. susan, good morning. >> reporter: hi, good morning, frank. petraeus is here in the first of two hearings. he snuck into the first one without being seen by the press. lawmakers are alrea
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Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
. 10 people were injured. it happened near the military headquarters in israel. secretary clinton is right back to work in jerusalem right now for another round of meetings with israeli leaders to help negotiate an end to the latest fighting between israel and hamas. she met today with mahmoud abbas in the west bank. >> a rocket attack from terrorist organizations inside gaza on israeli cities and towns must end. >> five people in israel have been killed by rocket fired from the gaza strip and in gaza the death toll is more than 130 since israel began retaliating last week. >>> and in gaza city, this is what cbs reporter charlie d'agata saw from his hotel early this morning as the israeli military launched dozens of air strikes. d'agata says, though, he and his colleagues are okay. >>> the man who shot and killed two people at the richmond bridge toll plaza laughed while being told he is headed for death row. a contra costa county jury deliberated for two days before determining that nathan burris should be put to death. burris admitted to murdering his ex-girlfriend and a friend at
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Nov 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
israel, too. launching rockets from inside gaza from this morning into the night with another attempted attack on tel aviv. palestinians told us the last 24 hours have been the most intense since fighting began five days ago. and they are bracing for more to come. >> you hear the roar of fighter jets overhead followed by the explosions. you may hear the sound of drones flying above us. they never stop. but we have seen rockets launched towards israel from gaza. we counted five or six of them. judging from the smoke trails as they headed towards israel. cbs news, in gaza city. >>> right now, president barack obama and secretary of state, hilary rodham clinton are near mirnar. they say his trip is not an endorsement of the government but the progress that the country has made towards democracy. >>> a $10,000 reward is offered tonight on to find the suspect in a crime spree. 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks was caught after a series of robberies and police chase and a carjacking a tempt that left a man dead. >> at 9:00 i heard not continuous gunshots but maybe a little one after ano
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Nov 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
a gas leak. >>> well, hamas has deployed more police to the gaza border with israel. the rare move by the group in control of the gaza strip followed intervention by egyptian mediators. they urge both sides to preserve the truce that ended eight days of fierce exchange of fire with israel and hamas. the extra police presence is intended to keep residents away from the fence that is secured by israeli soldiers. >>> and a second day of massive protests in egypt. people are angry about islamist president mohammed morsi giving him almost absolute power. reporter ines ferre reports. >> reporter: demonstrators ran from egyptian police who launched tear gas cannisters into the crowd. it's the second day of protests over president morsi's decree gives him sweeping new powers which extends him from judicial oversight. there were clashes outside the high court in cairo. then inside at least 150 judges, lawyers and prosecutors demanded morsi withdraw his declaration. this judge says we will not allow anyone to play with state institutions. morsi's power grab came one day after winning interna
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Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
than two dozen. israel responded with attacks from the air and sea pounding gas city. under the cease-fire agreement, hamas will halt rocket fire and israel will end its policy of assassinating top militant leaders. the white house said the president would help israel during this time of peace with its outstanding security issues, including people smuggling weapons into gaza. at the white house, danielle nottingham, cbs 5. >>> one of two suspects accused of going on a deadly crime spree that ended in a gunfight with police faced a judge today. as cbs 5 reporter len ramirez tells us, that suspect appears to be ashamed of what he did. len. >> reporter: that's right. it was just the briefest of court appearances today for the suspect in this case jonathan wilbanks. in fact, he was in court less than a minute as he begins this process of a potential death penalty case. >>> reporter: wearing the red pullover and shackles of a man accused of murder, jonathan wilbanks walked to his first court appearance with his head down. he is accused of killing a man during an attempted carjacking
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
points. on capitol hill, danielle nottingham, cbs 5. >>> israel is apparently preparing for an escalation of its military operation against hamas in the gaza strip. troops and armored vehicles are gathering on the border and 16,000 israeli reservests have called up. the defense minister is mobilizing as many as 75,000 more. this comes as hamas launched rockets at jerusalem. ken bastida has more. dozens are protesting the violence in the middle east. >> reporter: we're on the 600 block of montgomery downtown. there are hundreds of people down here protesting the situation in the middle east right now. on one side of the street, you're looking at right now the pro-palestinian side. they are out in front of the israeli consulate. and on the other side of the street is the pro-israeli side, much smaller group of people. and they continue to shout back and forth on montgomery street here. i talked to one demonstrator who says he realizes the shooting is going back and forth it's just not right. >> they are firing back and forth. but the palestinians aim at the soldiers whereas israe
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Nov 18, 2012 7:30am PST
development of the situation in the middle east. president obama says israel has the right to defend itself in tieland today. any effort to resolve the conflict -- today is the fifth day of attacks against gaza rocket operations. israeli strikes hit two media centers in gaza today, wounding six palestinian journalists. 53 palestinians, including militants have died since wednesday. today one rocket was fired at tel aviv and was intercept body iron dome missile defense system system. in indonesia, protesters marched to the embassy carrying flags. indonesia, a muslim relationship has no diplomatic relationships with asia. >> iran's official news agency says the one including a syrian government minister did not say whether any of the rebel or exile groups had taken part. there was a meeting last week where opposition groups formed a coalition. >> coming up, the middle east takes center teenage. it's going to be over the controversy of benghazi and susan rice's role in that. also the latest developments in the petraeus aarea. it's on face the nation right here on cbs 5. >>> okay. on a d
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Nov 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
months. palestinians believe he was poisoned by israel. the charge israel denies. >>> we've heard a lot of talk about the fiscal cliff. what does it really mean for you. for a household earning 20 to $40,000 that would mean a tax increase of 1,200-dollars. for a household airporting 40 to 60 it would mean a tax increase of $2,000. 64,000 up to six figures it would be a 3,500-dollar tax increase. it appears the tax deal is being worked out by two people. house speaker john baner and the president. it's expected to be a mix of revenue increases. probably a small tax hike on the wealthiest americans and spending cuts. of course any deal has to pass the republican controlled house. >>> shoppers don't appear to be too worried about the fiscal cliff. this is shaping up to be the best cyber monday ever. sales are up 28 percent from last year. cbs reporter anthony mason found out the last few days have been busy. even during dinner time. >>> amazon.com's biggest shipping center in phoenix arizona is the size of 28 football fields. last cyber monday it's busyist day of the year, amazon processed
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
rocket attacks threatens to push israel and palestinians to the brink of all-out war. palestinian militants in gaza fired more than 100 rockets today killing three people in southern israel. israel responded with a series of air strikes designed to hit underground rocket launching sites. it all comes one day after israeli forces assassinated the powerful military chief of hamas. the white house came out in support of israel and condemned hamas for the rocket attacks. >>> oil giant bp will pay a record $4.5 billion criminal penalty for its disastrous 2010 gulf oil spill. that's on top of the $20 billion that the company already set aside to cover damage claims. bp pleaded guilty today to a dozen felony counts for the deadly rig explosion that triggered the spill and for lying to congress about how much oil was gushing into the gulf. two company executives also face manslaughter charges. >>> police had to break up a protest outside a uc board of regents meeting in san francisco this morning. it's after a crowd of students and employees began blocking off streets around the ucsf cam
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Nov 23, 2012 5:00am PST
news now it's the first violence since israel and hamas agreed to a cease- fire. israeli troops killed a palestinian man today along its border with gaza. nine others were wounded. it appears to be an isolated incident. otherwise, things are slowly returning to normal in the region now that the truce ended eight days of intense fighting. as part of the truce, two border crossings are now open again. but despite the relative peace, one israeli commander warns his troops are ready if needed. >> gaza will be a quiet place. if the terror organization will reoperate from gaza, the future is worse than it was. >> meanwhile, an israeli army spokesman says an israeli arab who is a member of hamas has been arrested for a bus bombing in tel aviv. the bombing injured 27 wednesday before the truce. >> boxer hector "macho" camacho is reported to be brain-dead following a shooting in puerto rico. >> two of camacho's aunts saying that his family decided to keep him on life support for two more days at the request of two sisters from new york who want to spend more time with him. >>> mexico's p
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Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
hospital in france after an unexplained incident. they blame israel for his death. israel denver it. a murder investigation began after a swiss lab found high levels of a lethal radioactive substance, polonium, on his clothing. scientists said they needed to examine his remains to know more. big blue tarps surround arafat's grave kept prying eyes away as workers drilled through layers of concrete to reach the tomb. some supporters were opposed to disturbing the gravesite, others saying it's necessary to learn the truth. this man says, we have to know why he died because he represents the palestinian people and the arab world. experts from switzerland, france and russia will test the sample. it could take months for the results to come back and then even, the mystery may not be resolved. polonium decays quickly. even if he was murdered, it may never be known. rita nissan for cbs news. >>> music and candlelight at san francisco city hall tonight as friends and families remember two slain city leaders. today marks the 34th anniversary of the assassinations of mayor george moscone and supe
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Nov 24, 2012 1:35am PST
the egyptian president for help brokering a cease fire between israel and hamas. >> what happens in egypt will have consequences beyond its borders. it continues to monitor the cease fire but is battling its own battle at home. >>> we do live in a 24/7 world, but people in one bay area town says the world doesn't need slurpies, nachos, and beef jerky at all hours of night. the fight one neighborhood took against 7-eleven and won. >> reporter: it started two and a half years ago, this fairfax convenience store that was supposed to be open 7:00 to 11:00, open 24/7. >> you see men urinating on your fence. >> reporter: you might have guessed the couple living next door wasn't exactly saying oh, thank heaven. >> there was noise a lot of hanging out. we could be in our house with the doors closed and television on and hear a slew of four-letter words in our home. >> reporter: on one end, the store owner, who couldn't be reached for the story. on the other, the morenos who have lived here in relative peace for 22 years. >> this is my home. >> reporter: two years, an appeal, and slew of leg
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Nov 23, 2012 6:00am PST
fire. >>> it's the first violence since israel and hamas agreed to a cease-fire. israeli troops killed a palestinian man today along its border with gaza. nine others were wounded in what appears to be an isolated incident. otherwise, things are slowly starting to return to normal in the region. now that the truce ended eight days of inches tense fighting. as part of the truce two border crossings are open again afternoon eight days of intense fighting. despite the peace one israeli commander warns his troops are ready if needed. >> gaza will be a quiet place. if the terror organizations will reoperate from gaza, the future is worse than it was. >> meanwhile, an israeli army spokeswoman says an israeli arab who is a member of hamas has been arrested for a bus bombing in tel aviv. the bombing injured 27 on wednesday before the truce. >>> well, this is sad news here. boxer hector "macho" camacho is reported to be brain-dead following a shooter in puerto rico. two of his aunts say his family has decided to keep him on life support for two more days at the request of two sisters fro
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Nov 18, 2012 5:30pm PST
>>> deadly rocket attacks between israel and hamas militants. what israel says will get them to stop firing. >>> remembering nearly 1,000 people who died in a jones town massacre. why family members call the memorial in oakland the plaque of shame. >>> san francisco can shed the image of anything goes, including clothes. >>> good evening. the death toll is mounting in gaza following an attack that killed nearly a dozen civilians. the escalating violence is the increased pressure on israel to end the fighting. >> reporter: palestinian officials say 11 civilians, including woman and children died. the deadliest single attack since the violence erupted on wednesday. rescue crews freed a woman. hamas says the casualties are mounting. israeli military officials say on sunday they targeted homes of suspected militants and hamas communication centers. they say israel is prepared to expand its operations. the troops are staging along the boarder for a ground invasion. but cease-fire negotiations are under way. president barack obama says avoiding a ground assault is preferrable but isra
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Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST
the middle east to help mediate an end to the deadly conflict there between israel and the palestinians. it's now been about a week since israel began air strikes at the gaza strip. it is retaliation for rocket attacks on israel by hamas. at least 113 palestinians have been killed in gaza, nearly half civilians. the death toll in israel remains at 3. susan mcginnis has more on the continuing violence. >>> reporter: mosques in gaza issued the call for morning prayers today even as bombs and missiles rained down around them. the israeli military says it hit about 100 terror sites overnight, including the islamic national bank in gaza city that israel says it used to fund terror operations. hamas militants have launched more than 1,000 rockets into israel during this week-long battle. palestinian officials say 38 more people were killed monday including women and children. israel says it's time to minimize civilian casualties. >> the problem is the terrorists are hiding these rocket launchers deep inside civilian areas in mosques and schools and people's homes, firing them at
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Nov 20, 2012 6:00am PST
israel's aggression against gaza will end today. this is a live look right now at gaza city. it's a bit quiet right now. egypt is where talks have been going on in hopes finding a diplomatic solution to the week- long conflict between israel and hamas militants in gaza. it's now been about a week since israel began air strikes on the gaza strip. at least 113 palestinians have been reported killed in gaza. nearly half civilians. the death toll in israel is only 3. susan mcginnis has more on the continuing violence. >>> reporter: mosques in gaza issued the call for morning prayers today even as bombs and missiles rained down around them. the israeli military says it hit about 100 terror sites overnight, including the islamic national bank in gaza city that israel says it used to fund terror operations. hamas militants have launched more than 1,000 rockets into israel during this week-long battle. palestinian officials say 38 more people were killed monday including women and children. israel says it's time to minimize civilian casualties. >> the problem is the terrorists are hiding these
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Nov 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
commitment to israel's security is rock solid and unwavering. >> how world leaders are ramping up efforts to forge a cease-fire between israel and hamas. >> plus, the political implications of our state's supermajority. how that could turn the tied on the issue of gay marriage. >> economic downturns always have an upturn at some point. >> the risky move by some bay area companies to prepare for that comeback. ♪ because we know how much you do to make the holidays just right. from ornaments to ottomans, memories are made with ikea. despite talk of a ceasefire, israel intensified its attas on gaza. >>> the escalating violence in gaza and israel. despite talk of a cease-fire, israel intensified attacks on gaza. cbs reporter danielle nottingham is in washington with the latest. danielle. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton said president obama sent her to the mideast with a very clear message: calm must be restored to the region. >>> reporter: a shaken woman walked away from her building outside tel aviv after hamas rocket attack. in southern israel, a rocket fired from
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
still missing. the coast guard says only a small amount of oil spilled from that platform. >>> israel is preparing to escalate its military operations against hamas in gaza. troops in armored vehicles are gathering on the border and 16,000 israeli reservists have been called up. israel's defense minister is also seeking to mobilize as many as 75,000 more. also today, hamas launched rockets at jerusalem. that marks a serious escalation of the conflict that began when israel assassinated the military chief of hamas in response to a hamas rocket attack on israel. >>> closer to home, hundreds are protesting the violence in the middle east outside the israeli consulate in san francisco. pro-palestinian demonstrators say israeli air strikes are attacking innocent civilians. there are a few dozen israel supporters at the same location. they say continuous rocket attacks from hamas have left israel no choice but to take action. israel's consul-general in san francisco warns that things could get more serious. >> at the moment there are about 4.5 million israelis in bomb shelters including my
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Nov 16, 2012 1:35am PST
will go to gaza in the next few hours. we've just learned that israel is prepared to hold its fire during his visit if the palestinians do the same. this battle between israel and hamas is happening under different circumstances. there is a new government in egypt, one that is generally more supportive of hamas. tonight, hundreds of protesters gathered outside the israeli consulate in san francisco to condemn the israeli attacks on gaza. a handful of pro-israel demonstrators were there as well. cbs 5 reporter allen is in tel aviv. >> reporter: throughout the day, they kept firing rockets back. warning sirens sent civilians screaming for shelters. the tit for tat violence was called a targeted assassination. today more than a thousand people turned out for the funeral and vowed to hit tel aviv in revenge. hundreds of rockets were fired, most of which were intercepted. the rockets are relatively small, but hamas is thought to have as many as 10,000 of them. fire enough and some will get through. an israeli family of three was struck when one struck this apartment building 20 miles fr
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Nov 17, 2012 5:30pm PST
between israel and hamas-ruled gaza strip. the signs a ground war could be imminent. >>> cbs 5 hi-def doppler is showing another band of rain about to hit bay area and that's just the beginning. good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. one gunman is under arrest another still on the run following a shootout with police in san jose. despite being hurt in the gunfire an officer continued to chase down the suspects and make an arrest. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec was there where it started. >>> reporter: it's a wild story and convoluted. i'm here at one of the crime scenes. this is the scene of the shootout between the suspects and police. again, the good news, the officer that was shot is okay. one of the suspects is in custody. bad news is that a very raucous criminal is still on the loose. >> but needless to say rate now our primary focus is getting the second guy in custody. >> reporter: after a car and foot chase this is how it ended for one of two men accused of shooting a police officer in san jose last night hiding in a neighborhood that spent two hours on lockdown. >> it was crazy and
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00am PST
, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> a developing story. israel has offered to suspend its offensive in the gaza strip following a deadly day of rocket attacks. dozens of missiles exploded in gaza city early this morning. they targeted more than 100 sites that israel says hamas uses to fire rockets at israel. each side says the other is the oppressor. >> this israeli government is not a government of peace, it's a government of war. >> palestinian health officials say the recent attack has killed at least 19 people in gaza. israelis say three of their people have died. >>> palestine will be free! >> and the angry conflict spilled into the streets of san francisco last night with dueling protests outside the israeli consulate. a small contingent came out in support of israel but a larger pro-palestinian group drowned them out condemning the ongoing attacks on gaza. >>> former cia director petraeus is on capitol hill where he is testifying before a congressional committee about the september 11th attacks in libya. >> susan mcginnis joins from us washington to explain what's happening today. good m
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Nov 21, 2012 1:35am PST
cease fire between israel and hamas turned out to be just that. talk. and israeli missile caused that explosion in gaza. journalists at a nearby hotel felt it. cbs 5 reporter kristen on what the obama administration is about to do. secretary of state hillary clinton is in the middle eastern working on a truce. >> for the 7th day in a row explosions rocked the street of gaza. air strikes and artillery shells met by the blast of missiles launched from gaza. death is in the streets here. hamas dragged the body of palestinian trader. two years today. more attacks warned to come. images fear any talk of a peace treaty. open to diplomacy but prepared for war. >> i'm sure you understand that israel will have to take whatever action is necessary to defend its people. >> secretary clinton re affirmed support for israel but said there can be one goal. >> a durable outcome that promotes regional stability and advances security and legitimate aspiration of israelis and palestinians alike. >> a truce will require the help of egyptian and palestinian leaders whom clinton will visit tomorrow. with m
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Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
during a bloody eight- day rocket war between israel and hamas. under the cease-fire agreement, hamas promises to stop firing rockets. israel says it will end air strikes and will ease border restrictions that have stifled gaza's economy for years. israeli troops that had been poised for a possible ground war pulled back this morning. in tel aviv, most israelis were also happy to hear the news. >> i would like to believe that not fighting will always do more good than fighting. but i'm very happy to hear that. >> reporter: egypt's new islamist government was the driving force behind the negotiations to end the conflict with diplomatic help from secretary of state hillary clinton. clinton spent two days shuttling between jerusalem, the west bank and cairo. >> people of this region deserve the chance to live free from fear and violence and today's agreement is a step in the right direction. >> reporter: clinton expects egypt to play a key role in maintaining peace. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> two cars riddled with bullets on an east bay freeway shut down the freeway on a h
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Nov 22, 2012 5:00am PST
the two. the truce calls for the palestinian group hamas to stop firing rockets at israel. israel says it will end air strikes on the gaza strip and has pulled back its troops from the border. egypt's new islamic government played a key role in the negotiations with diplomatic help for the united states secretary of state hillary clinton. >> now we have to focus on reaching a durable outcome that promotes regional stability and advances the security, dignity and legitimate aspirations of palestinians and israelis alike. >> israeli and gaza leaders still have to negotiate a deal though. that would open borders of the blockaded palestinian territory. five israelis and over 160 palestinians were killed during the eight days of attacks. >>> u.n. ambassador susan rice now defending herself in the aftermath of the benghazi attacks. senator john mccain has criticized her for participating in what he describes as a over cover-up. >> this president has and administration have been guilty of cover-up or incompetence. >>> the focus is on rice because she is believed to be the president's fir
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